Congratulations to Fernando Galeana Rodriguez who was awarded both an Engaged Graduate Student Grant from Engaged Cornell and a Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council for his project “Indigenous Territorial Governance and the New Latin American State.” Read more
Read a brief history the Department of Development's Sociology 100-year history, compiled by Julie N. Zimmerman, University of Kentucky, and David Brown, Cornell University for the American Sociological Association. Read more
Tom Hirschl - Appearance on "Inside Story"
Dec 18, 2015
Professor Tom Hirschl recently appeared on a cable show entitled "Inside Story" about the demise of the American middle class. the show is hosed by Ray Suarez, formerly of NPR.
“I believe that the center will benefit a great deal from Rachel’s deeply interdisciplinary work on food and nutrition security," says Hirokazu Miyazaki, director of the Einaudi Center. “I look forward to collaborating with her in our effort to address global sustainability issues." Read more
Close to 10 per cent of Indian households are opting to have only one child as they seek to concentrate their resources to maximise earning opportunities for their offspring in a scramble for jobs. The trend is most pronounced among educated people in metropolitan areas, research by the Delhi-based National Council of Applied Economic Research shows. Read more